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Topic Title: What is the biggest processor I can install on my motherboard?
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Created On: 07/29/2010 12:38 AM
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 07/29/2010 12:38 AM
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bigwill136
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I have a hp A800n desktop computer.
AMD Athalon XP 3200+
1g of ram.

I was wondering what was the biggest processor I could install on my motherboard. I want to be able to play "warhammer online". But my processor is too small and I need to buy a video card. I good budget video card recommendation would be nice too.
 07/29/2010 01:28 AM
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XP 3200 was the "biggest" socket A processor.

If you only have onboard graphics you could get a decent AGP graphics card, but you'd probably have to upgrade the power supply to run it. Your money would be better spent going towards a new platform.

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MSI K7N2 Delta2 LSR|35w XP-M2400 11x214 1.62V|2x512MB OCZ EL 2 2 2 11 2.9V|9600XT|Seasonic 350w
Abit AN7|XP-M2800 10.5x227 1.62V|2x512MB Mushkin XP4000 2 3 2 11 3.2V|9600XT|Seasonic 550w
Asus A7V600|XP-M2600 6-11x202 1.6V|2x512 Crucial PC3200 2.5 3 3 9 2.7V|PCI 32MB gfx|Corsair 450w

Edited: 07/29/2010 at 01:54 AM by bogey
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